The Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS), also referred to as the AN/GSQ-272 SENTINEL, is the Air Force’s primary ISR planning, collection, processing and exploitation, analysis and dissemination weapon system and is operated by the 480th ISR Wing, Langley AFB. Va. It employs a global communications architecture that connects multiple intelligence platforms, Department of Defense networks and sensors and supports combatant commanders across the globe. The AF DCGS Operations Center (DOC ) is a single centrally controlled entity that has two geographically separated operational locations (DOC-East at Langley AFB Va. and DOC-West at Beale AFB Ca) and supports regionally focused/globally networked 24x7x365 global ISR missions in support of warfighter. GDIT’s Technical Operations Support (TOS) contract is responsible for management, integration, and security integrity of the network while advising the wing and higher headquarters of any risks or vulnerabilities that might be detected.
You will be joining a contract team of nearly 100 personnel representing all facets of IT. Your specific duties will be a part of an 8-person team of Computer Network Defense Analyst’s performing 24/7/365 cyber monitoring and intrusion detection actions for the AF DCGS Enterprise.
Provide Computer Network Defense (CND) 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week
Provide near-real-time monitoring and analysis of insider and external threats utilizing network security tools and custom developed scripts IAW Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 502
Perform near-real-time network security alerting and problem resolution
Prioritize remediation efforts using reliable threat intelligence
Monitor and protect the security of the DCGS from internal and external threats
Implement the Enterprise Audit Conceptual Framework as defined by Intelligence Community Standard (ICS) 500-27
Perform all functions of the CND Framework
Generate a complete list of auditable events for all user activity and then process, format, filter, and share the data
Provide risk determination recommendations to the Authorizing Official (AO) regarding acceptance or rejection of an Authority to Operate (ATO) or Authority to Test (ATT)
Assess and report cyber readiness; perform an analysis of trends and concerns, and report key findings (i.e. provide recommendations and knowledge transfer based upon key findings)
Provide weekly update to Government program leads on current status of cyber readiness
Provide a robust set of checks and balances to protect against unauthorized network modifications, penetrations, and other threats that might affect mission operations
Manage antivirus definition files on DCGS Enterprise information systems
Provide guidance and assistance to other units and agencies responding to security events
Track and ensure enterprise compliance of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA), DISA assist bulletins, and Air Force Computer Response Team (AFCERT) notifications and compliance with other governing directives
Perform and oversee network vulnerability scanning functions IAW governing directive
Shift Work (10 hr shifts 4 days on & 3 Days off) Day shift 0600-1600; Mid Shift 10 pm – 0800am
Minimum of three (3) years’ of network and system security experience
Strong knowledge of HBSS
Demonstrated knowledge of the CND Framework 126.96.36.199
Possess IAT Level II Security + (CE) certifications
Possess Cyber Analysis (CySA) certification IAW DoD 8570
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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.